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Announcing the UIC Pop-Up Library Design Competition Winner

The UIC University Library Undergraduate Engagement Program is thrilled to announce that Juan Salgado has won the inaugural Pop-Up Library Design Competition for his winning design, “Nomad!”

Nomad will be fabricated in the coming months, at which point it will travel to on-campus events while featuring relevant books and other holdings that students may check out.

Other entrants in the Pop-Up Library Design Competition are Anselmo Tovar and Trevor Carreon (“MLib” design) and Alvaro Ucha Rodriguez (“Si04” design). All participants are students in the Department of Industrial Design at the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts at UIC who worked on their projects with guidance from Industrial Design Department faculty members TJ O’Keefe and Brian Anderson. The students also received feedback on their concepts during the design process from Library faculty members Jennifer M. Jackson and Teresa Moreno.

Thank you to all of the talented student designers; the Department of Industrial Design at the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts; TJ O’Keefe and Brian Anderson. Thanks also to everyone who participated in voting for what we hope will become a prominent fixture on campus!

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